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June 11, 2017

CAUBO 2017: Triple Bottom Line Achievements Through Energy Savings and Energy Performance Contracts

On Sunday, June 11, 2017, Carl McKay will be presenting at the CAUBO 2017: Capital Advantage Conference in Ottawa, Ontario. Car...
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June 06, 2017

6 Minute Environmental Lawyer CLE: Environmental Liabilities & Reform

On June 6, 2017, Charles J. Birchall and John Donihee will be presenting at the 6 Minute Environmental Lawyer CLE for the Northwest Terri...
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June 06, 2017

Infonex: Indigenous Communities Land Use & Resource Development

On June 6, 2017, Charles J. Birchall will be presenting at the Infonex: Indigenous Communities Land Use & Resource Developm...
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May 27, 2017

CCLA - 23rd Annual East Region Solicitors Conference

On May 27, 2017 Charles J. Birchall will be presenting at the CCLA 23rd Annual East Region Solicitors Conference. The conference will be taking pla...
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May 03, 2017

CANECT 2017 - Water and Wastewater: Regulation and Compliance

Julie Abouchar will be Chairing Water & Wastewater Regulation & Compliance Day on May 3, 2017, at this year's ever popular CANECT even...
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May 03, 2017

CANECT 2017 - Waste Management, Diversion & Stewardship

John Georgakopoulos will be co-chairing Waste Day on May 3, 2017 at this year's ever-popular CANECT event. John along with Joanna Vince will b...
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May 02, 2017

CANECT 2017 - Air, NOD & GHGs: Emissions Regulations & Compliance

John Georgakopoulos will be co-chairing Air Day on May 2, 2017, at this year's ever-popular CANECT event. John will be speaking abou...
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May 01, 2017

CANECT 2017 - Managing Indoor Environmental Quality

Marc McAree will be co-chairing the Managing Indoor Environmental Quality Session on May 1, 2017 at this year's ever-popular CANECT event. Mar...
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April 28, 2017

ICSC Canadian Shopping Centre Law Conference: Breakfast Roundtables

On Friday, April 28, 2017, Jacquelyn Stevens and Robert Woon will be speaking at the 2017 Canadian Shopping Centre Law Conferen...
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April 27, 2017

Maxxam Science Summit 2017: Soil Vapour, Site Assessment & Remediation

On April 27, 2017, John Georgakopoulos will be speaking at the Maxxam Science Summit. Maxxam is pleased to offer a day of learning, where they will...
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April 27, 2017 to April 28, 2017

CBA Environmental, Energy & Resources Law Summit

Charles (Chuck) Birchall, Marc McAree and Matthew Gardner will be participating in the 2017 CBA Environmental, Energy & Res...
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April 03, 2017 to April 06, 2017

Nunavut Mining Symposium: Regulating for Caribou Protection - What Can Work?

John Donihee will be speaking at the 2017 Nunavut Mining Symposium which is taking place in Nunavut, Iqaluit from April 3-6, 2017. John's present...
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March 30, 2017

Do you know the risks associated with Sewer Use By-Law compliance in the City of Toronto?

On Thursday, March 30, 2017, Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP and Pinchin Ltd. will be hosting a joint breakfast seminar at the Toronto...
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March 29, 2017

Licensed Engineering Practitioners' Liability Under the New EASR

On Wednesday, March 29, 2017, John Georgakopoulos and Joanna Vince will be presenting at the Air & Waste Management Association Breakfast Semin...
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March 28, 2017

Environmental Law: How Are You Impacted? (Kitchener Session)

On Tuesday, March 28, 2017, John Georgakopoulos and Matthew Gardner will be speaking at the Aon Risk Solutions session titled&n...
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March 21, 2017

Environmental Law: How Are You Impacted? (St. Catharines Session)

On Tuesday, March 21, 2017, John Georgakopoulos and Matthew Gardner will be speaking at the Aon Risk Solutions session titled Environmental Law: Ho...
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March 02, 2017

SMART Remediation Vancouver Conference: Making Out the Environmental Due Diligence Defence at Trial

On March 2, 2017, Marc McAree will be speaking at the 2017 SMART Remediation Conference. The conference will be taking place in...
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February 16, 2017

SMART Remediation Ottawa Conference: Making Out the Environmental Due Diligence Defence at Trial

On February 16, 2017, Marc McAree will be speaking at the 2017 SMART Remediation Conference. The conference will be taking place in&...
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February 15, 2017

OSSGA Conference and Annual General Meeting

On Wednesday, February 15, 2017, Jacquelyn Stevens will be presenting at the Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association, Conferenc...
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February 08, 2017

Ontario Bar Association's Institute - New Developments in Environmental Law

On Wednesday, February 8, 2017, Marc McAree will be presenting at the Ontario Bar Association's Institute session entitled: New Developments i...
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January 26, 2017

SMART Remediation Toronto Conference: Making Out the Environmental Due Diligence Defence at Trial

On January 26, 2017, Marc McAree will be speaking at the 2017 SMART Remediation Conference. The conference will be taking place in&n...
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January 19, 2017

Environmental Law Forum: Proving Environmental Health Impacts

On January 19, 2017, Marc McAree will be attending and presenting at the 2017 Environmental Law Forum. Marc will be presenting in Session...
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January 18, 2017

CBA/OBA Climate Change Legislation: Cross-Country Check-In Program

On Wednesday, January 18, 2017, John Georgakopoulos will be presenting at the CBA/OBA Climate Change program titled Climate Cha...
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January 16, 2017

The Law Society of Upper Canada - Practice Gems: Title and Off-Title Searching 2017

On Monday, January 16, 2017, Carl McKay will be presenting at The Law Society of Upper Canada program titled Practice Gems: Title and Off...
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November 23, 2016

Infonex Conference: Recent Developments in Environmental Law with Land Use Planning Implications

On Wednesday, November 23, 2016, Charles J. Birchall will be presenting at the Infonex: Indigenous Community Land Use and Environment Pla...
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November 22, 2016

Hamilton-Halton Construction Association: Managing Excess Soils

On Tuesday, November 22, 2016, Matt Gardner will be presenting at the Hamilton-Halton Construction Association program titled: Managing E...
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November 15, 2016 to November 17, 2016

The 44th Annual Yellowknife Geoscience Forum

John Donihee will be speaking at The 44th Annual Yellowknife Geoscience Forum. The program is being held in Yellowknife between Nove...
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November 14, 2016

The Law Society of Upper Canada: Indigenous Law Issues 2016

On Monday, November 14, 2016, Julie Abouchar will be presenting at The Law Society of Upper Canada program titled Indigenous Law Iss...
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November 03, 2016 to November 04, 2016

Canadian Bar Association: 27th Annual NEERLS & Department of Justice Meeting

Charles Birchall and Marc McAree will be speaking at the 27th Annual CBA NEERLS & Department of Justice Meeting. The progra...
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October 20, 2016

The Law Society of Upper Canada: The Six-Minute Environmental Lawyer 2016

Marc McAree and Charles (Chuck) Birchall will be speaking at The Law Society of Upper Canada program " The Six-Minute Environme...
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October 18, 2016

Ontario Waterpower Association: Power of Water Canada Conference

On Tuesday, October 18, 2016, Julie Abouchar will be moderating at the Ontario Waterpower Association: Power of Water Canada Co...
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October 17, 2016

ERAPPA 2016: Navigating in a Climate of Change

On Monday, October 17, 2016, Carl McKay will be presenting at the ERAPPA 2016: Navigating in a Climate of Change Conference in Niaga...
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October 13, 2016

Connecting Climate Change to Brownfield Redevelopment, RemTech 2016

On Thursday, October 13, 2016 John Georgakopoulos and  Matthew Gardner will be speaking at the 2016 Remediation Technologies...
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September 26, 2016

30th Annual Conference on Transportation Innovation and Cost Savings

John Georgakopoulos will be presenting at the 30th Annual Conference on Transportation Innovation and Cost Savings which is taking p...
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June 17, 2016 to June 18, 2016

Ontario Fabricare Association Conference - Environmental Update

Jacquelyn Stevens will be speaking at The Ontario Fabricare Association (OFA) Conference from June 17-18, 2016. The conference will be taking ...
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June 14, 2016

Canadian Brownfields Network Conference: Brownfields - Revitalizing In A Changing Climate

John Georgakopoulos will be presenting at the Canadian Brownfields Network Conference: Brownfields - Revitalizing In A Changing Climate&n...
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June 10, 2016

Ottawa Construction Association: Environmental Law for the Construction Industry

Join Charles J. Birchall and Marc McAree at the Ottawa Construction Association's half-day seminar as they discuss today's most pressing ...
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June 09, 2016

Cleaner Heat / COHA Annual Conference: Cleaner Heat Light Up The Future

The oil heat industry in Canada is increasingly exposed to potentially crippling fines and litigation costs for failure to comply with environmenta...
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June 08, 2016

The Law Society of Upper Canada: The Six-Minute Business Lawyer 2016

Carl McKay will be presenting at the Law Society of Upper Canada: Six-Minute Business Lawyer which is taking place on June 8, 2016 at the Donald La...
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June 02, 2016 to June 03, 2016

CBA National Environmental, Energy and Resources Law Summit

Charles (Chuck) Birchall will be speaking at the CBA National Environmental, Energy and Resources Law Summit (CBA NEERLS) which is b...
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May 10, 2016

2016 Land & Development Conference - Climate & Urbanism: How Is It Affecting Communities and Developments?

John Georgakopoulos will be presenting at the Land & Development Conference which is taking place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre o...
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April 27, 2016

CANECT 2016 - Waste Management, Diversion & Stewardship

John Georgakopoulos will be co-chairing Waste Day on April 27, 2016 at this year's ever-popular CANECT event. John will be speaking about "Leg...
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April 26, 2016

CANECT 2016 - Air, NOD & GHGs: Emissions Regulations & Compliance

John Georgakopoulos will be co-chairing Air Day on April 26, 2016, at this year's ever-popular CANECT event. John will be speaking about...
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April 26, 2016 to April 27, 2016

CANECT 2016 - Water and Wastewater: Regulation and Compliance

Julie Abouchar will be co-chairing Water Day on April 26-27, 2016, at this year's ever popular CANECT event. Julie will be presenting on "Tren...
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April 21, 2016 to April 22, 2016

ICSC 2016 Canadian Shopping Centre Law Conference: Breakfast Roundtables

Jacquelyn Stevens and Matthew Gardner will participate in Breakfast Roundtables taking place from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. during thi...
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April 05, 2016

2016 Nunavut Mining Symposium: Double Bonding - A Continuing Barrier to Development?

Charles Birchall will be speaking at The 2016 Nunavut Mining Symposium. The program is being held in Iqaluit, Nunavut between A...
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March 31, 2016

The Osgoode Certificate in Mining Law: Environmental Permitting

On March 31, 2016, Julie Abouchar will be speaking at The Osgoode Certificate in Mining Law. The program will be taking place in Toronto, Onta...
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March 22, 2016

CWRA World Water Day

On Tuesday, March 22, 2016, Julie Abouchar will be a panelist at the CWRA World Water Day event which is taking place at the Textile Museum of...
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February 23, 2016

The Commons Institute: Experts in Environmental Litigation

On February 23, 2016, Marc McAree will be speaking at The Commons Institute Live Webcast - Environmental Law: Practice Primers and Contemporar...
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February 11, 2016

SMART Remediation Vancouver Conference: Experts in Environmental Litigation

On February 11, 2016, Marc McAree will be speaking at the 2016 SMART Remediation Conference. The conference will be taking place in Vanco...
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February 04, 2016 to February 06, 2016

CBA NB Conference: Resource Agreements with Aboriginal Communities: Challenges and Opportunities

From February 4-6, 2016, Julie Abouchar will be speaking at the CBA New Brunswick Mid-Winter Conference. The conference will be taking place i...
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February 04, 2016

SMART Remediation Ottawa Conference: Experts in Environmental Litigation

On February 4, 2016, Marc McAree will be speaking at the 2016 SMART Remediation Conference. The conference will be taking place in Ottawa...
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January 28, 2016

SMART Remediation Toronto Conference: Managing Environmental Liabilities: Case Law Update and Case Studies

On January 28, 2016, Jacquelyn Stevens will be speaking at the 2016 SMART Remediation Conference. The conference will be taking place in Vaugh...
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January 27, 2016 to January 29, 2016

Environmental Law Forum: Cross Country Check Up

On January 29, 2016, Marc McAree will be attending and facilitating the Cross Country Check-Up session at the 2016 Environmenta...
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January 19, 2016

The Canadian Institute's 22nd Annual Advertising and Marketing Law Conference

On January 19, 2016, Marc McAree will be speaking at The Canadian Institute's 22nd Annual Advertising and Marketing Law Conference. The c...
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January 07, 2016

Improving Your Subrogation Recovery

On Thursday, January 7, 2016, Jacquelyn Stevens will be taking part in the panel discussion: Improving Your Subrogation Recovery. She will be ...
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December 02, 2015

Envirogate 2015: Managing Air and GHG Emissions - The New Essentials

John Georgakopoulos is co-chairing and speaking at Envirogate's 22nd Annual Conference on Environmental Compliance Essentials on December...
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November 26, 2015

The Commons Institute: Contemporary Legal Challenges: Ethics, Professionalism and the Model Code

On Thursday, November 26, 2015, Jacquelyn Stevens will be presenting at The Commons Institute program, Contemporary Legal Challenges: Ethics, ...
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November 24, 2015 to November 26, 2015

The 43rd Annual Yellowknife Geoscience Forum

John Donihee and Charles Birchall will be speaking at The 43rd Annual Yellowknife Geoscience Forum. The program is being h...
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November 18, 2015

University of Toronto Environmental Law Club Career Panel

On Wednesday, November 18, 2015 Matthew Gardner will be speaking at the University of Toronto Environmental Law Club Career Panel. The Pa...
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November 05, 2015

OBA Passport Series: Best Practices for Environmental Management Systems

On November 5, 2015, John Georgakopoulos will be presenting at the Ontario Bar Association Part 1 Passport Series entitled: Best Practices for Envi...
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October 29, 2015

Aboriginal Consultation: Understanding Roles and Responsibilities

On October 29, 2015, Nicole Petersen will be speaking at the Conservation Ontario Workshop. Nicole's presentation entitled: Aboriginal Co...
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October 27, 2015

Air & Waste Management Association-OVC: Legal Viewpoint of Air Quality and Climate Change Issues in the North

On Tuesday, October 27, 2015, Charles (Chuck) Birchall will be presenting at the A&WMA-OVC Workshop entitled: A Climate of Chang...
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October 22, 2015

Sudbury Colloquium Real Estate Conference: What Real Estate Lawyers Need to Know About Environmental Liabilities

On Thursday, October 22, 2015 Julie Abouchar will be presenting at the Sudbury Colloquium Real Estate Conference. Julie will be speaking about...
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October 21, 2015

LSUC: The Six-Minute Environmental Lawyer 2015 - Experts in Environmental Litigation

On October 21, 2015.  Marc McAree presented at The Six-Minute Environmental Lawyer. Marc's presentation entitled: Experts in Environmenta...
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October 21, 2015

The Law Society of Upper Canada: The Six-Minute Environmental Lawyer 2015

Marc McAree and John Georgakopoulos will be speaking at The Law Society of Upper Canada program " The Six-Minute Environmental Lawyer". &...
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October 14, 2015

Managing Environmental Liabilities: Brownfields Case Law Update, RemTech 2015

On Wednesday, October 14, 2015 John Georgakopoulos and Matthew Gardner will be speaking at the 2015 Remediation Technologies Symposium (RemTech). J...
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October 07, 2015

A&WMA and ONEIA 2015 Waste Conference: Waste Management and GHG Reduction

On Wednesday, October 7, 2015 John Georgakopoulos will be presenting at the A&WMA and ONEIA 2015 Waste Conference: Waste Management a...
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September 30, 2015

Canadian Oil Heat Association - Ontario Chapter - Annual General Meeting

On Wednesday, September 30, 2015, Matthew Gardner will be presenting at the Canadian Oil Heat Association - Ontario Chapter: Annual ...
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September 30, 2015

2015 Yukon North Slope Conference

On September 30, 2015. John Donihee presented at the triennial 2015 Yukon North Slope Conference in Whitehorse. John's presentation entitled: Tradi...
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September 29, 2015

The Willms & Shier Speaker Series in Environmental Law

Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP has partnered with The Centre of Environmental Law and Global Sustainability (CELGS) to launch the Wil...
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September 28, 2015

LSAC Toronto Forum: "What Do Lawyers Do?"

On Monday, September 28, 2015 Matthew Gardner will be speaking on the "What Do Lawyers Do?" Panel. The Panel consists of lawyers representing ...
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September 16, 2015

Water Law in Ontario - The Multi-Barrier Approach and Personal Liability for Compliance

On Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Julie Abouchar will be presenting in the West LegalEdcenter and Carswell webinar entitled: Water Law in Ontar...
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August 05, 2015

INEF 2015 Conference: Experts in Environmental Litigation

On Wednesday, August 5, 2015, Marc McAree will be presenting at the International Network of Environmental Forensics Conference in Toronto, Ontario...
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June 19, 2015

CBA NEERLS NWT Branch: NWT Waters - Management Issues and Opportunities for Change

John Donihee will be presenting at the CBA NEERLS NWT Branch Meeting which is taking place  in Yellowknife on Friday, June 19, ...
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June 18, 2015

Cleaner Heat / COHA Annual Conference: Fuel Oil Industry Environmental Liability - Pitfalls, Perils & Risk Management

The oil heat industry in Canada is increasingly exposed to potentially crippling fines and litigation costs for failure to comply with environmenta...
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June 17, 2015

5th Annual Land Development & Planning Forum: Environmental Condition of Land for Subdivision Approval and Dedications

Donna Shier will be presenting at the 5th Annual Land Development & Planning Forum which is taking place at The Old Mill in Toronto on Wed...
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June 17, 2015

Canadian Brownfields Network Conference: Brownfields Redevelopment: Past Successes, Future Plans

John Georgakopoulos will be presenting at the Canadian Brownfields Network Conference: Brownfields Redevelopment: Past Successes, Future Plans...
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June 16, 2015

Land & Development Conference: The Challenges in the Industrial Market: Minimizing and Managing Environmental Liabilities: Getting the Deal Done

John Georgakopoulos will be presenting at the Land & Development Conference which is taking place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre o...
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June 06, 2015

The Ontario Fabricare Association Conference

On Saturday, June 6, 2015 Jacquelyn Stevens will be speaking at The Ontario Fabricare Association (OFA) Conference. Jacquelyn's presentation w...
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May 14, 2015

Air & Waste Management Association: Land Use Compatibility between Sensitive Land Uses and Nuisance Sources

On Thursday, May 14, 2015 John Georgakopoulos will be presenting at the A&WMA Workshop entitled: Land Use Compatibility between Sensi...
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May 07, 2015

Toronto Construction Association: Environmental Law for the Construction Sector

Marc McAree and Charles Birchall will be presenting a half-day program on "Environmental Law for the Construction Sector" at the Toronto ...
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April 29, 2015

CANECT 2015 - Water and Wastewater: Regulation and Compliance

Julie Abouchar will be co-chairing Water Day on April 29, 2015, at this year's ever popular CANECT event. Julie will be presenting on "New Tre...
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April 29, 2015

CANECT 2015 - Waste Management, Reduction, Diversion & Stewardship

John Georgakopoulos will be co-chairing Waste Day on April 29, 2015 at this year's ever-popular CANECT event. John will be speaking about "Waste Ma...
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April 28, 2015

CANECT 2015 - Complying with New Rules for Air, Noise, Odour and GHG Emissions

John Georgakopoulos will be co-chairing Air Day on April 28, 2015, at this year's ever-popular CANECT event. John will be speaking about...
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April 11, 2015

ABA - Cutting-Edge Scientific and Legal Trends in Toxic Torts and Environmental Law

Marc McAree will be speaking at the American Bar Association's 24th Annual Spring CLE Meeting: Cutting-Edge Scientific and Legal Trends in Tox...
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March 10, 2015 to March 12, 2015

Canadian Water Network: Connecting Water Resources 2015

Julie Abouchar will be speaking at this year's Connecting Water Resources 2015 - From Knowledge to Action, being held March 10-12 in Ottawa, Ontari...
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March 07, 2015

Willms & Shier Environmental Law Moot Court Competition

Willms & Shier is delighted to be hosting the third Willms & Shier Environmental Law Moot Court Competition this Saturday, March 7 at the O...
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January 22, 2015 to February 27, 2015

Using Expert Witnesses in Environmental Litigation

Marc McAree will be providing guidance on using expert witnesses in environmental litigation post-Moore v. Getahun at the upcoming following s...
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November 26, 2014

Envirogate 2014: Water & Wastewater: Compliance and Due Diligence

Julie Abouchar is Course Chair at Envirogate's 21st Annual Conference on Environmental Compliance Essential for Water Day on November 26, ...
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November 25, 2014

Envirogate 2014: Dealing with Air, Noise, Odour and GHG Emissions

John Georgakopoulos is co-chairing and speaking at Envirogate's 21st Annual Conference on Environmental Compliance Essentials on November 25, 2014....
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November 25, 2014 to November 27, 2014

The 42nd Annual Yellowknife Geoscience Forum

John Donihee and Charles Birchall will be speaking at The 42nd Annual Yellowknife Geoscience Forum. The program is being held i...
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November 06, 2014 to November 07, 2014

CBA: 26th Annual NEERLS & Department of Justice Meeting

John Donihee and Charles Birchall will be speaking at the 26th Annual NEERLS & Department of Justice Meeting. The program is being held in...
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November 05, 2014

OBA: Cold Truths: Infrastructure Development in the Ring of Fire

Joanna Vince will be co-chairing the Ontario Bar Association's upcoming program "Cold Truths: Infrastructure Development in the Ring of Fire" on No...
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November 04, 2014

CCCA: Maneuvering Through Troubling Times for Directors and Officers

Donna Shier and John Georgakopoulos will be speaking at the CCCA webinar "Maneuvering Through Troubling Times for Directors and Officers" on ...
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November 03, 2014 to November 04, 2014

Aboriginal Law Forum

Charles Birchall will be speaking at Insight's Aboriginal Law Forum in Ottawa on November 4, 2014. Chuck will be discussing the "Implica...
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October 22, 2014

LSUC: The Six-Minute Environmental Lawyer 2014

Donna Shier, Julie Abouchar and Charles Birchall will be speaking at The Law Society of Upper Canada program " The Six-Minute E...
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September 30, 2014

41st Aquatic Toxicity Workshop, Ottawa

Charles Birchall will be speaking at the 41st Aquatic Toxicity Workshop in Ottawa, September 30, 2014.  Chuck will be speaking on "Moving Beyo...
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September 23, 2014

CBA Seminar: Conflicts Between Insolvency Law and Environmental Law and Resulting Directors' Liability Fallout

Charles Birchall will be speaking at the Canadian Bar Association's seminar "Conflicts Between Insolvency Law and Environmental Law and Resulting D...
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September 16, 2014

OBA Seminar: Tsilhqot'in and Keewatin - Implications for Aboriginal and Treaty Rights in Ontario

Willms & Shier is chairing this Ontario Bar Association seminar and webinar on September 16, 2014 discussing the Supreme Court of Canada's...
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August 04, 2014

Reaching for the Intersection of Product Stewardship, Green Chemistry and Nanotechnology: A Practical Update

Marc McAree will be moderating and speaking at this valuable American Bar Association webinar where experts will cover the latest developments in p...
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June 19, 2014 to June 20, 2014

CBA's 2014 National Aboriginal Law Conference in Iqaluit, Nunavut

John Donihee will be speaking at the CBA's upcoming 2014 National Aboriginal Law Conference: Nation-Building under Land Claims Agreements, Treaties...
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June 10, 2014

OWMA: Maneuvering Through Troubling Times for Directors and Officers

At this webinar, join Charles Birchall and John Georgakopoulos who will help you understand: The scope and extent of directors&...
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June 10, 2014

CBA NEERLS Webinar: Cross-Border and Inter-Provincial Environmental Disputes

Marc McAree will be moderating a panel discussing important questions on whether and to what extent the laws of another jurisdiction reach across i...
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June 09, 2014 to June 10, 2014

Insight's Canadian Law Firm Leadership Forum

Marc McAree will be speaking at Insight's Canadian Law Firm Leadership Forum on "Strategy & Strategic Planning - Preparing the Firm for the Fut...
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June 07, 2014

Ontario Fabricare Association and ECLDA Conference

Jacquelyn Stevens will be speaking at the OFA and ECLDA's Conference on June 7, 2014 about "Best Practices for Environmental Management"....
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June 05, 2014

OBA's Aboriginal Property Issues for Real Estate Lawyers

Julie Abouchar will be speaking at the OBA's upcoming seminar, Aboriginal Property Issues for Real Estate Lawyers, on June 5, 2014. The progra...
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June 05, 2014

Julie Abouchar Speaking at the OBA's "Aboriginal Property Issues for Real Estate Lawyers" Event

Julie Abouchar will be speaking at the OBA's upcoming seminar, Aboriginal Property Issues for Real Estate Lawyers, on June 5, 2014. The progra...
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May 29, 2014 to May 30, 2014

2014 CBA NEERLS Law Summit

Marc McAree will be speaking at the upcoming 2014 CBA NEERLS Law Summit on "Vapour Intrusion: What you can't see, smell, hear, taste or feel can hu...
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May 27, 2014 to May 28, 2014

Insight's North of 60 - Aboriginal Land and Resource Development Conference in Yellowknife, NWT

John Donihee will be speaking at the upcoming North of 60 - Aboriginal Land and Resource Development Conference. The event is taking place in Yello...
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May 27, 2014

OBA's Risk Assessment for Contaminated Land

Marc McAree will be chairing the Ontario Bar Association's program "Risk Assessment for Contaminated Land: Three Years After The July 1, 2011 Amend...
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May 13, 2014

Real Estate Forum's 10th Annual Land & Development Conference

John Georgakopoulos will be speaking at the 10th Annual Land & Development Conference on "Developing Challenged Sites: The Need for Innovative Strategies and Patience". The panel will discuss maximizing development opportunities from brownfields and contaminated sites. From purchase to development, they will explore what you need to know regarding these challenged sites.
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April 30, 2014

OBA: Developments in D&O Liability for Environmental Contamination

John Georgakopoulos will be speaking at and Joanna Vince will be chairing the Ontario Bar Association's upcoming event "Developments in D&...
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April 30, 2014

CANECT 2014: Water and Wastewater: Compliance and Due Diligence

Julie Abouchar and Marc McAree are Co-Chairs at CANECT’s 22nd Annual Conference on Environmental Compliance Essentials. Julie Abouchar&n...
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April 29, 2014

Insight: Aboriginal Land Resource Management Forum

Julie Abouchar is speaking at Insight's upcoming Aboriginal Land Resource Management Forum 2014 in Toronto, April 28-29, 2014. Julie will speak on ...
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April 29, 2014

CANECT 2014: Air Emissions

John Georgakopoulos is Chair and speaker at CANECT’s 22nd Annual Conference on Environmental Compliance Essentials. John will discuss how O. ...
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April 28, 2014

CANECT 2014: What is Waste? What Should be Waste?

John Georgakopoulos is Chair and speaker at CANECT’s 22nd Annual Conference on Environmental Compliance Essentials. John will speak...
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April 15, 2014

The Canadian Institute: Ontario Power Conference

Julie Abouchar is part of the panel discussion on: Engaging Stakeholder Communities: Exploring Ontario's Integrated Regional Planning Process....
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April 10, 2014

Air & Waste Management Association: What is waste? Definition of waste?

John Georgakopoulos will be presenting at this firm-sponsored event during Session 1:  Introduction to Waste and Approval Landscape....
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April 03, 2014

The Osgoode Certificate in Mining Law: Environmental Permitting

Julie Abouchar will speak on environmental permitting on Day 4 of this five-day event.  Topics will include:   Regulatory...
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March 27, 2014

ICSC 2014 Canadian Shopping Centre Law Conference: Breakfast Roundtables

Jacquelyn Stevens and Matthew Gardner will participate in Breakfast Roundtables taking place from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. during this two...
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March 11, 2014

OWMA: Soils Management in Ontario – the ‘new’ MOE Excess Soils Guidelines

At this webinar, leading environmental law expert, Charles J. Birchall, will help you understand: the current state of soil management in On...
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February 22, 2014

CAELS 2014: Making Waves

Charles Birchall will present on Directors’ and Officers’ Environmental Liability the CAELS 2014 Conference in Ottawa. The Canadia...
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February 19, 2014

Sites & Spills Conference: Dealing with Environmental Consultant Blunders

John Georgakopoulos will describe common professional blunders and how to avoid them.  He will review general principles of regulatory and civ...
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February 13, 2014

Canadian Bar Association NEERLS Webinar: Regional Approaches to Water Across Canada

Julie Abouchar will be speaking at the second of this five-part webinar series: "Regional Approaches to Water Across Canada." F...
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February 12, 2014

Toronto Construction Association: Environmental Law - Pitfalls, Perils & Risk Management

The construction industry must contend with an increasingly complex maze of environmental regulations and exposure to both regulatory and civil lia...
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February 07, 2014

OBA Institute 2014 Young Lawyers Division: Charting a Career Path

Joanna Vince is the Program Chair for the Young Lawyers Division's lunch program, "Charting a Career Path." A distinguished panel of spea...
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February 06, 2014

Petrocultures 2014: Oil, Energy and Canada's Future

Katherine Koostachin is a panelist at the plenary session: Who Owns Our Oil? Petrocultures 2014 will bring together leading figures to discuss...
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January 27, 2014

The Commons Institute: Aboriginal Law and Resource Development

Katherine Koostachin will present on the topic, "Thinking Beyond the Impact Benefit Agreement - Rethinking Governance and its Role in IBA Impl...
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January 22, 2014

ALS Environmental Education Seminar: Reducing Risks - Improving Your Bottom Line

Matthew Gardiner will be speaking on environmental liability at this exclusive half-day educational seminar. For more information and to regis...
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January 17, 2014

Ottawa Construction Association: Environmental Law for the Construction Industry

Join Marc McAree and Charles Birchall at the Ottawa Construction Association's half-day seminar as they discuss today's most pressing environm...
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January 16, 2014 to June 10, 2014

Canadian Bar Association NEERLS: Five-Part Webinar Series

Marc McAree chairs this five-part webinar series starting January 16 to June 10, 2014.  He is the moderator on June 10, Part V: &ldq...
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December 06, 2013

Corporate-Aboriginal Relations: Building Mutually Beneficial Partnerships

Leaders from both the private sector and aboriginal organizations frequently find that a fundamental challenge to effective, constructive and produ...
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December 02, 2013

Practice Workshops for the Female Lawyer, The Commons Institute

This full day program focuses on the practice needs and challenges of female lawyers. Topics include litigation strategies, career progression...
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November 27, 2013

What is "Waste?" What Impact Does This Have on Compliance?, Envirogate

John Georgakopoulos will speak at Envirogate's 20th Annual Conference on Environmental Compliance Essentials on the topic: Waste (not): P...
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November 26, 2013

Water and Wastewater: Compliance and Due Diligence, Envirogate

Julie Abouchar and Marc McAree are Course co-chairs at Envirogate's 20th Annual Conference on Environmental Compliance Essentials. Julie Abouchar&n...
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November 07, 2013

Impact of New Federal Environmental Legislation on Aboriginal Relations

Willms & Shier partners, Julie Abouchar and Charles Birchall, host this complimentary breakfast seminar.  They will discuss how ...
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November 07, 2013 to November 08, 2013

Canadian Bar Association and Justice Canada: National Environment, Energy and Resources Law Section

Charles Birchall is co-chair at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Bar Association and Justice Canada:  National Environmental, Ener...
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October 23, 2013

The Ring of Fire - Hot or Cold?, Ontario Bar Association, Aboriginal Law Section

Katherine Koostachin is the moderator at the OBA's Aboriginal Law Section's evening program on the Ring of Fire. For more information and to r...
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October 17, 2013

Vapour Intrusion - Regulatory Framework and Case Law Review, RemTech 2013

John Georgakopoulos will present at the 12th annual Remediation Technologies Symposium in Banff, Alberta.   For more information and...
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October 09, 2013

The Six-Minute Environmental Lawyer 2013, Law Society of Upper Canada

Donna Shier is Chair, John Willms presents "Dealing with Your Environmental Consultant", and John Georgakopoulos presents "Fracking"...
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October 08, 2013

The Value of Waste, Air and Waste Management Association

The Ottawa Valley Chapter of the Air and Waste Management Association is hosting its annual, day-long technical workshop.  John Willms wi...
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October 03, 2013

Practice Tips and Tools for Environmental Lawyers, Ontario Bar Association

Marc McAree will present at the Ontario Bar Association's Mentorship Dinner: Practice Tips and Tools for Environmental Lawyers. &nbs...
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September 18, 2013

40 Years As Firm Leader - Lessons Learned, Managing Partner Roundtable Series, Canadian Bar Association

John Willms will present at the Canadian Bar Association's Managing Partner Roundtable Series. For more details and to register, click here.
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September 11, 2013

Greenhouse Gas Inventories, Air & Waste Management Association

The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) presents the Climate Change: Impacts, Policy, and Regulation Specialty Conference, an intern...
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July 29, 2013

Don’t Forget the Role of Governance in IBA, Ontario Waterpower Association (OWA)

Katherine Koostachin is a panelist at OWA's Workshop "Understanding Impact Benefit Agreements and Industry and First Nation Relationships". Fo...
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June 24, 2013

Current Understandings of the Triggers for Aboriginal Engagement, Association for Professional Archaeologists (APA)

The APA's Aboriginal Engagement Workshop is designed to provide a forum for discussion utilizing a panel approach. Julie Abouchar will present curr...
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June 20, 2013 to June 21, 2013

Canadian Bar Association’s 2013 Annual National Environmental, Energy and Resources Law Summit

Charles Birchall is Co-Chair of this not-to-be missed legal conference.  Hear about the hottest issues in environmental, energy and resources ...
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June 19, 2013

Indigenous Leadership & Self-Governance, The Canadian Institute

Katherine Koostachin will present on the topic, "Gaining Indepdence and Economic Benefit by Controlling Natural Resource Development through Strate...
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June 19, 2013

Avoiding Islands of Green; Ecological Integrity as Seen by Conservation Authorities, the MNR and MOE, Land Development and Planning Law, Insight

Donna Shier will discuss what developers and their lawyers should know about source water protection, species at risk and environmental provisions ...
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June 18, 2013

Impact Benefit Agreements: Stories about Resource Extraction and Communities, Global Development Forum

The Resource Exploration & Development (RED) Summit Series is designed to provide an informative and collaborative platform for executives in t...
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May 29, 2013 to May 31, 2013

Aboriginal Lands and Natural Resources Forum, Insight

Charles Birchall conducts a workshop May 29 on Land and Resource Contracts Management 101 at Insight's Aboriginal Lands and Natural Resources ...
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May 29, 2013

Ontario’s Mining Act, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB)

CCAB recently launched a new initiative, Member Roundtables, exclusively for members to connect and collaborate with industry experts on Aboriginal...
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May 28, 2013

Fundamentals of Natural Resources and Energy Practice, Ontario Bar Association

Joanna Vince co-chairs this event. For more information, click here.
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May 09, 2013

Aspects of Mining Water Regulation in Key Provinces, Water Management for Mining Summit, Infocast

On May 9, Julie Abouchar presents Aspects of Mining Water Regulation in Key Provinces at Infocast’s 2nd Water Management for Mining Summ...
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April 29, 2013 to May 01, 2013

21st Annual CANECT 2013

Air Emissions - On April 29, John Georgakopoulos is the co-Chair and will discuss how O. Reg. 419 regulates air emissions.  Jacquely...
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April 23, 2013

Federal Aspects of Environmental and Energy Regulation in Canada: A Practical Webinar Series Presentation

Charles Birchall will be moderating and speaking on a panel reviewing federal water law statutes as part of a CBA program (hosted by the National E...
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April 10, 2013

AON Property Owners' Roundtable - Environmental Risk Management


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April 09, 2013

Environmental Liability Seminar, EcoLog Events

John Willms and John Georgakopoulos will share their expertise in environmental law to discuss the differences between civil and criminal...
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April 04, 2013

Real Estate Transactions & Contaminated Land, Toronto Lawyers Association

Joanna Vince will present on "Real Estate Transactions & Contaminated Land" at the Toronto Lawyers Association. For more information and to reg...
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April 02, 2013

Wastewater Legislation, Ontario Bar Association Passport Series

Julie Abouchar and Joanna Vince present "Wastewater Legislation" at OBA's Passport Series.    
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March 15, 2013 to March 16, 2013

We Are All Here to Stay: Reconciling Mining and First Nations, Lakehead University, Centre for Northern Studies Symposium

Julie Abouchar will participate in Lakehead University's Centre for Northern Studies Symposium on Rapid Change and the Future of Northern Cana...
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March 13, 2013

Overview of Types of Mining Agreements, NAN First Nations Mining Information and Strategy Sessions

On March 13, 2013, Julie Abouchar presented an overview of types of mining agreements.
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March 05, 2013

The Duty to Consult in Ontario: Where Are We Now and Where Will We Be?, Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)

Katherine Koostachin will be one of the moderators on the panel discussing, The Duty to Consult in Ontario: where are we now and where will we...
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March 04, 2013

To RSC or not to RSC, Infrastructure Ontario

John Willms will discuss the legal and other benefits of a Record of Site Condition in light of issues with the RSC process, the importan...
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February 27, 2013

Environmental Law: Vapour Intrusion: What You Can't See, Smell, Hear, Taste or Feel Can Hurt You !, Canadian Bar Association

Marc McAree will be the legal speaker on a panel that includes technical speakers.  Marc will discuss the regulation of vapour intrusion in Ca...
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February 23, 2013

Arctic Perspectives on Environmental Law, Canadian Association of Environmental Law Societies (CAELS)

Charles Birchall moderates the panel discussion on Arctic Perspectives on Environmental Law. To view the agenda, click here.
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February 22, 2013

Environmental Law 101, The International Council of Shopping Centres (ICSC) Canadian Law Conference, Breakfast Roundtables

Marc McAree will present on Environmental Law 101 for commercial landlords and commercial tenants. For more information, click here. 
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February 21, 2013

Update on the Ring of Fire in Northern Ontario – The Importance of Aboriginal Consultation

Katherine Koostachin will provide an update on Ontario mining regulations and Aboriginal consultation, including a discussion on challenges an...
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February 12, 2013

Effective Strategies for Reconciling Mining and First Nations, Global Development Forum

Julie Abouchar will discuss the legal obligations and practical business issues for mining companies when consulting with Aboriginal groups at...
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February 07, 2013

The Duty to Consult and Beyond: Hot Topics, Practical Tips and Pitfalls to Avoid for Aboriginal Law Practitioners, Ontario Bar Association

Julie Abouchar will present on “The Duty to Consult and Beyond: Hot Topics, Practical Tips and Pitfalls to Avoid for Aboriginal Law Prac...
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February 07, 2013

Environmental Law - Things You Thought You Knew about Environmental Law (But Actually Don't), Ontario Bar Association

Donna Shier will present on Practice Trends in Response to the New Brownfields Requirements at the Ontario Bar Association Institute 2013, Env...
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February 05, 2013

Emerging Trends in Environmental Liabilities and Related Claims, The Canadian Institute

Marc McAree will present on “Emerging Trends in Environmental Liabilities and Related Claims” for provincial and municipal governm...
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January 28, 2013 to January 30, 2013

Understanding Environmental Regulations, Educational Program Innovations (EPIC)

On January 28, Jacquelyn Stevens will speak about "Consultation and Aboriginal Issues" and "Property Transfer and Contaminated Sites."  J...
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January 24, 2013

To RSC or not to RSC - Liquidity and Risk at Contaminated Sites

Join John Willms and Tom McIelwain (Golder Associates Ltd.), two of Canada's most well-known environmental management experts, at this co...
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December 05, 2012

8th Environmental Deal-Breakers in Real Estate and Business Transactions Course

On Wednesday December 5, Marc McAree presents about how Canadian Courts have decided whether landlord or tenant is responsible for remediation...
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December 05, 2012

Community Partnership Series: First Nations Info Sharing Session, Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA)

On Wednesday December 5, Julie Abouchar presents Forming Successful Strategic Partnerships with First Nation Communities and Businesses: Tools...
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December 05, 2012

Envirogate – Dealing with Air, Noise, Odour and GHG Emissions

On Wednesday December 5, John Willms co-Chairs and speaks on policy development from the Ministry of the Environment. John Georgakopoulos speaks on...
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November 28, 2012

The Anatomy of an Environmental Civil Action, Ontario Bar Association

On Wednesday November 28, Marc McAree co-Chairs the last of this three-part series, organized by the Ontario Bar Association, Environmental Law Sec...
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November 20, 2012

New Mining Act: Regulations and Aboriginal Consultation, Community Gems, Faceted Outcomes, CAMA

On Tuesday November 20, Julie Abouchar conducts a seminar on the New Mining Act: Regulations and Aboriginal Consultation. For more i...
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November 14, 2012

Fracking and the Management of Waste, Canadian Waste Sector Symposium

On Wednesday November 14, John Georgakopoulos and John Willms conduct a workshop on Fracking and the Management of Waste. For more information visi...
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November 08, 2012

Shale Gas and Fracking: An International Perspective, International Sites and Spills Expo 2012

On Thursday November 8, John Georgakopoulos and John Willms present: Shale Gas and Fracking: An International Perspective. John Willms&nb...
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November 08, 2012

Source Water Protection: Implications for Aggregate Operations, Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA)

On Thursday November 8, Jacquelyn Stevens presents: Source Protection Planning General Requirements: A Legal Framework; Overview and Implications f...
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October 29, 2012 to October 31, 2012

Engaging & Negotiating with Aboriginal Communities, The Canadian Institute

On Monday October 29, Julie Abouchar presented a practical hands-on workshop about developing key legal clauses for IBAs and the significance ...
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October 26, 2012

Environmental Law & Regulation in Ontario, The Canadian Institute

On Friday, October 26, Marc McAree presents on: Environmental Civil Causes of Action: The Effect of Berendsen v. Ontario and Smith v. Inco on Who Y...
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October 17, 2012

The Six-Minute Environmental Lawyer 2012, Law Society of Upper Canada

Donna Shier is Chair, Marc McAree presents Protecting Landlords and Tenants with Environmental Terms in Leases; Juli Abouchar&n...
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September 24, 2012 to September 25, 2012

Environmental Considerations and Consulting with Aboriginal Communities: Legal Issues, Mini-MBA for Mining, Federated Press

Julie Abouchar presents a workshop at the Mini-MBA for Mining on September 25: Environmental Considerations and Consulting with Aboriginal Com...
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September 15, 2012

What You Need to Know" Reporting Obligations and Governmental Action, Ontario Fabricare Association

Jacquelyn Stevens presented at the Ontario Fabricare Association's Annual Convention:  "What You Need to Know" Reporting Obligations and ...
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